Dr. Jacob is the at the Head of Cyber-Security study at Coller School of Management in Tel-Aviv University, and former General Manager Cybersecurity COE at Intel. He is a serial cybersecurity entrepreneur; He has been the CEO and Co-Founder of SCsquare Ltd., where he founded a business enabler for advanced cybersecurity technologies. He holds 16 approved patents in the area of cybersecurity. His career in cybersecurity over the past 20 years is a unique mixture of broad practical experience and research expertise. His practice included extensive involvement in cybersecurity offensive projects, research and development, business development and product management. Proven worldwide track records in secure operating systems, digital rights management (DRM), security certification (CC, FIPS, EMV), penetration test, reverses engineering, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT security and Smart Grid cybersecurity.
His current main research interest is on the economic perspective of cybersecurity attacks, Blockchain technology with a special focus on cybersecurity attacks, privacy issues and business continuation under cyber-attack.